The Everyday Environment Webinar Series is offered by University of Illinois Extension's Energy & Environmental Stewardship Team and focuses on a different environmental topic each month. These webinars will both provide new information on natural resources and help you learn how to make small changes in your lifestyle to have a positive impact on the environment. There is never a shortage of new things to learn about your everyday environment!
Registration is free. Register by clicking the title of each webinar. Webinars are held on the second Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. Central Time.
Solar Energy for the Home: August 13 | 1 PM CDT
Is solar energy right for you? As renewable energy production is increasing in popularity, opportunities to incorporate solar panels on your home have become more available and affordable. In this webinar, University of Illinois Extension Energy & Environmental Stewardship Educator Erin Garrett will cover the basics of solar energy, what options are available for homeowners, and what points to consider when considering if your home is suitable for solar panels. Presenter: Erin Garrett
Composting Do's and Don'ts: October 8 | 1 PM CDT
Composting does not have to be rocket science, but following some basic rules will help make your compost the best it can be. Join Duane Friend for a discussion of the composting process, what works in compost and what should be left out, and basic management of air, moisture and temperature. Presenter: Duane Friend